Encyclopedia of firearms and ammunition of the XX and XXI centuries

Baikal MP-131K Shotgun

Baikal MP-131K Shotgun

The Baikal MP-131K pump action shotgun was  quite an unusual weapon for its time. It was designed at the Russian small arms factory ‘Izhevsk ...

Howa Type 20 Assault Rifle

Howa Type 20 Assault Rifle

The Howa Type 20 assault rifle (20式小銃), was announced officially in May of 2020 as the next model of standard issue infantry rifle for the Japanese Ground ...

SIG MP-46 Submachine Gun

SIG MP-46 Submachine Gun

The SIG MP-46 Submachine Gun was produced by SIG – Schweizerische Industrie-Gesellschaft GmbH shortly after World War Two. It was produced primarily ...

SIG MP-41 Neuhausen Submachine Gun (Switzerland)

SIG MP-41 Neuhausen Submachine Gun (Switzerland)

The SIG MP-41 Neuhausen Submachine Gun was produced by SIG – Schweizerische Industrie-Gesellschaft GmbH at the onset of World War Two. It was ...

A-91M Assault Rifle (Russia)

A-91M Assault Rifle (Russia)

The A-91M Assault Rifle was developed during the 1990’s by KBP ( the Instrument Design Bureau) in Tula, Russia. It was first introduced in 1998. ...

Burgess Police Shotgun

Burgess Police Shotgun

The Burgess Police Gun was created by American gun designer Andrew Burgess. He patented this unusual weapon in 1893-94, and established his own company ...

MTs-566 Precision / Sniper Rifle (Russia)

MTs-566 Precision / Sniper Rifle (Russia)

The MTs-566 Precision / Sniper Rifle is the latest development of the Central Bureau for Sporting and Hunting Arms (TSKIB SOO), famously located in the ...

Chiappa CBR-9 Black Rhino

Chiappa CBR-9 Black Rhino

The Chiappa CBR-9 Black Rhino was first announced during IWA 2019 exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. Next year, during 2020 Shot Show a slightly modified ...

Kalashnikov MR1

Kalashnikov MR1

The Kalashnikov MR1 rifle is produced by Kalashnikov concern for civilian markets. It can be used for hunting, target and sport shooting. This rifle is ...

Ruger-57

Ruger-57

The Ruger-57 pistol was introduced by well-known US gun manufacturer Sturm, Ruger & Co in late 2019. This new pistol is one of the very few guns that ...

SIG Sauer MG 338

SIG Sauer MG 338

The SIG Sauer MG 338 machine gun, which was first introduced to the public in 2017, follows the stepts of the very similar LWMMG lightweight medium machine ...

Beretta model 57

Beretta model 57

The Beretta model 57 carbine was developed by famous Italian gun making company Beretta during late 1950s, mostly for export sales. It was broadly based on ...